Loudoun Connection Leadshare is a place where one can meet, get to know, and build a long-term relationship with other like-minded professionals who share the same or similar values as you.  It is vital to learn more about for whom and how those professionals provide value to their clients so that those relationships will organically help each member grow each other members’ business through personal introductions.

The ultimate goal is to build such confidence in each other’s professionalism and capabilities that referring our clients and other professionals we know to those members becomes as much for our benefit (to strengthen our relationship and prestige with our own clients) as it is for theirs.

Need info?
Karen Long – 240-644-5314 – Klong@Streamlinegovcon.com

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 8-9:15am with a catered breakfast at:
One Loudoun, Atlantic Coast Mortgage, 20365 Exchange Street, Ashburn, VA 20147.

Streamline Government Contracts
43188 Gatwick Square
Ashburn, VA 20147

Phone: 240.644.5314
Web: http://streamlinegovcon.com

Industry:
Government Contracting

About Us: Streamline Government Contracts provides professional contract execution and management for small and medium-sized government contractors. As your trusted partner, we help you reduce risk, increase bottom-line revenue and enhance your corporate reputation with your Federal customers.

Services:
Contract management and negotiating agreements

Ideal Customer:
Our typical client is a small or medium-sized, Federal prime contractor or subcontractor that needs one or more of the following:

  • Negotiation Support. (e.g. teaming agreements and subcontracts)
  • Expert advice on Federal contracts
  • Contract management support when their staff is not available (i.e., medical/maternity leave, in-between hires)

Contract Management Services:
Pre-award

  • Review and negotiate Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
  • Review and negotiate Teaming Agreements (TA)
  • Review reseller agreements
  • Prepare proposal compliance matrix (technical and/or pricing)
  • Prepare cost proposal

Contract Execution, Post Award

  • Use different types of contracts to your advantage.
  • Execute contracts so that they increase your bottom line.
  • Contract/subcontract review to ensure accuracy from proposal submittal
  • Review costs and provide guidance how to execute contract within price restraints (service contracts only)
  • Review and negotiate subcontracts
  • Attend and participate in the Government kickoff meeting
  • Prepare and present internal kickoff meeting
  • Prepare contract/task order briefs (briefs track funding changes, funding need, workforce, etc.)
  • Review contract modifications and update financial information on contract brief
  • Ongoing support (respond to CO emails, verify qualifications for new staff members, etc.)
  • Review invoice set-up and/or monthly invoicing
  • Prepare and/or review customer monthly contractual reports
  • Prepare contract correspondence (e.g. limitation of funds letters, change in key personnel)
  • Prepare internal monthly report for executive (one status report for all active contracts/task orders)
  • Prepare cost-to-complete/estimate at completion
  • Conduct contract close-out

Additional Services

  • Update Government Databases (e.g. SAM)
  • Set up internal contract processes and review
  • Process audit for contracts
  • GSA schedule admin
  • Misc./other

Contact:

Karen Long, M.S., M.B.A., CFCM
President and Founder
240-644-5314
Klong@Streamlinegovcon.com

As President and Founder, Karen Long has over 15 years of experience in government contracting for small and mid-size businesses.  Karen oversees all aspects of the company.  The Team has experience working with non-profits and companies ranging from $500,000 to $100 million. Streamline focuses not only on Contracts Compliance, but maximized profitability.

Streamline also currently writes for IndustryNewsletter which accounting firms across the country subscribe to for their clients.


McLean Insurance Agency
46179 Westlake Drive, Suite 300
Potomac Falls, VA 20165

Phone: 703-790-5770
Web: www.mcleaninsurance.com

Industry:
Life, Health, Disability, & Long Term Care Insurance, Employee Benefits and Business Succession/Planning Advisory

About Us:
McLean Insurance is a rare full-service insurance agency that specializes in areas of insurance for individuals/families and commercial clients – personal lines (home/auto, etc.), commercial lines (liability/workers comp, etc.), and life/disability/Long Term Care/benefits planning.

Services:
Insurance consultations for individuals, families, and businesses.  Regular reviews of existing insurance plans to ensure continued compliance and appropriate risk management.  Value-added services (business valuations, review of operating agreements, etc) for clients.  Evaluation and construction of employee benefits programs.

Ideal Customer:
Startups or established Businesses wishing to consider employee benefits plans, multi-owner or family businesses wishing to ensure the continuation of their business even if the owner(s) are no longer available.  Individuals/families with financial obligations who wish to ensure that the income required to meet their obligations are met regardless of what life may bring them.   Some of our best clients that we’ve done the best work for are those who have already taken steps to address these matters but have not reviewed them or received a second opinion/comparison for 1-2 years or more, as ongoing review is vital to ensuring the most appropriate and affordable protection.

Contact:


Michael Feinberg, ChFC
Life, Disability, Business Continuation and Succession Planning Specialist
703.637.4339
mfeinberg@mcleaninsurance.com


Michael Feinberg, ChFC is an experienced advisor of over 22 years in the areas of insurance and risk management. Michael specializes in working with businesses to ensure their continued profitability and success in the face of an unexpected event like a death/disability to a key employee or owner. He also works with his clients’ attorney and accountant to structure a succession plan that is equitable and amenable to all involved at the lowest possible cost.  For individuals and families, Michael ensures an appropriate amount of income protection against the risks of death, disability or Long Term Care is implemented at an affordable outlay.  Michael is patient, knowledgeable, and believes in providing advice first over providing products.

Pure Perfection Catering
201 Elden Street #103
Herndon, VA 20170

Phone: 703-579-4868
Email: info@pureperfectioncatering.com
Web: www.pureperfectioncatering.com

Industry:
Catering, Food and Beverage, Restaurant, Event Planning

About Us:
Pure Perfection Catering is a chef owned and operated catering company serving the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. metro area. We provide full service catering, with the ability to have professional servers, trained bar tenders, and coordination and ordering of rental items, as well as provide professional recommendations and introductions for any additional services like photography, audiovisual needs, music, and more. With our combined 40 plus years of high end restaurant, hotel and catering experience, we provided customers with great tasting food that is beautifully presented. Our use seasonally available fresh, local ingredients is just one of the high standards of excellence we operate our company by.

Services:
Corporate Catering, Weddings, Cultural Events, Celebrations, Full Service Event Staffing, Alcoholic Beverage Licensed

Ideal Customer:
Event Planners, Executive Assistants responsible for food ordering within a business or company, Event Venus, Banquet Halls, and Wineries. Anyone planning an event, celebration, or meeting that requires food we are happy to assist in the planning and delivery and provide all necessary items for having a successful event.

Contact:

Matthew Warschaw
Executive Chef/Owner
703-579-4868
matthew@pureperfectioncatering.com

Matthew Warschaw brings more than 20 years of culinary experience and business operations management to Pure Perfection Catering. He is involved in all aspects of the business including sales, marketing and business development, food production, quality and safety, as well as event operations and staff management. Matthew ensures that the company operates effectively to achieve the company mission and amaze our customers with delicious food and personalized service.

Robert Holley Productions
47619 Rhyolite Place
Sterling, VA 20165

Phone: 703-473-4556
Web: www.robholley.net

Industry:
Photography

About Us:
Robert Holley has done photography work for the following corporations: America Online, Authentic Fitness Corp., First Union Mortgage Corp., General Electric, L.S.G. / Sky Chefs, Mattel Toys, Inc., Mutual Life of New York, Patagonia, Rossignol Ski Company, Scott USA, Smith Sport Optics, Squaw Valley USA

Robert Holley has been published in the following magazines: Adventure West, Back to Health, Harvard Magazine, Post Magazine Hong Kong, Powder, Skiing, Snow Country, Sports Illustrated, Transworld Snowboarding, Unlimited Magazine

Services:
Robert Holley Productions provides photography for advertising, business websites, corporate head-shots, family and children portraits, senior portraits, mitzvah’s and weddings.

Ideal Customer:
I am looking for a business or individual in Loudoun County who would like to utilize my experience and creativity to produce exceptional photographs.

Contact:

Robert Holley
President
703-473-4556
r.holley2@verizon.net

Robert Holley believes in capturing the depth of emotion in every photograph he shoots. This belief has led him around the world, from skiing 15,000 foot peaks in the Caucasus Mountain Range, to photographing well-known athletes. His ability to hone in on the moments that matter is the foundation of his successful photography business.

Originally from Connecticut, Rob spent 18 years in California before moving to Northern Virginia in 2008. In 2009 he was proud to be named Photographer of the Year by Northern Virginia Magazine. Today he lives with his wife Christina and their two teenage boys in Sterling, Virginia.

McLean Insurance Agency
46179 Westlake Drive, Suite 300
Potomac Falls, VA 20165

Phone: 703-790-5770
Web: www.mcleaninsurance.com

Industry:
Commercial Insurance & Risk Management

About Us:
For over 40 years, McLean Insurance has combined our resources as a full-service independent insurance agency with our unsurpassed expertise in risk reduction, business best practices and personal wealth management to help our clients build brighter, more secure futures. How can we help you?

Services:
Commercial insurance and risk analysis, risk management program design and implementation, commercial insurance consulting, placement of coverage

Ideal Customer:
Technology companies (IT, Info Systems, computer system integration, software development, IT consultants, IT staffing, etc.)Private Schools and other Social Services, Restaurants (Fast food and full service restaurants)
Commercial Properties, General Contractors, Artisan and Trade Contractors (Electricians, Drywall & Framing, Carpenters, etc)

Contact:

Young C. Kim, CLCS
Sr. Sales Executive & Risk Management
703-637-3642
703-963-5700 – Cell
ykim@mcleaninsurance.com

Young came to Northern Virginia in 2011 after living an adventurous life from South Korea to Central Africa. He graduated from George Mason University in 2010 with a BA in International Relations with a concentration in North Africa and another BA in French.  He began his insurance career in 2008 as a commercial lines account manager. After gaining experience on client relationship and account management, Young continued his career as a Commercial Lines Sales Executive at McLean Insurance Agency since 2011 and has earned his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designation in 2015. His primary focus is contractors, government contractors, private schools, and businesses in the food industry. With continued education and persistence, Young and his team of advisors have provided a safe and peaceful work environment for his clients. Young is also a tenacious athlete who enjoys weight training and calisthenics.  

LaRock Realtor Group / Keller Williams
20130 Lakeview Center Plaza #110
Ashburn, VA 20147

Phone: 703.859.6390
Web: sweethomeinvirginia.com

Industry:
Residential Real Estate

About Us:
LaRock Realtor Group brings true professionalism to residential real estate. A thorough knowledge of the critical pieces, (pricing, contracts, marketing, home construction), along with exceptional skill in negotiating sets us apart.

Services:
Professional Representation for the sale and/or purchase of a home. Investment consultation for real estate investors.

Ideal Customer:
Those who value the peace of mind that comes from knowing they secured the best possible price and terms for their transaction, and that all of the details are being closely looked after by a knowledgeable, trustworthy, full-time professional.

Contact:

Chuck LaRock
Team Leader
703.859.6390
Chuck.LaRock@gmail.com

The word expert is tossed around a lot. Chuck actually is one. He is knee-deep in residential real estate each and every day. He knows the market, proper conclusions to draw from market data, and correct pricing. He has a class “A” Virginia contractor’s license and can advise on construction quality and materials. He is a successful investor, and can advise on investment strategies. Chuck charges no more for his services than an average agent, yet brings much more value.

Venture Building, LLC
Leesburg, VA

Phone: 703-712-3069
Web: www.venturebuildingllc.com

Industry:
General Contractor — Residential Remodeling

About Us:
At Venture, we work closely with homeowners to design the project of their dreams. We then utilize our 40+ years of construction experience to deliver the highest level of craftsmanship. Our goal is that the homeowner enjoys the process and takes pride in the completed project.

Services:
Home Remodeling
Home Additions

Ideal Customer:
Homeowners based in Loudoun or Fairfax Counties seeking a contractor that will deliver improvements that add home value and many years of enjoyment.

 

Contact:

Bobby Wright
President
703-862-5965
bobby@venturebuildingllc.com

Bobby formerly worked 32 years in commercial and retail banking. During that time, he financed many construction projects as well as contractors themselves. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, where he played varsity football. He has lived in Loudoun County for over 25 years, and his favorite pastimes are being with family/friends and playing golf. Bobby is very excited to be part of the Venture Team in delivering quality projects that make customers proud. He oversees finance and administration of the company.

Glass Jacobson Financial Group
800 King Farm Blvd., Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301.917.3040
Web: www.glassjacobson.com

Industry:
Accounting & Financial Services

About Us:

The business landscape is changing. Technology, government regulations, and a rapidly evolving business climate have created a new frontier that requires strategic guidance from a team of skilled and dedicated advisory professionals. For over 50 years, Glass Jacobson Financial Group has successfully navigated change for the benefit of our clients. From the start, Glass Jacobson has believed that our fiduciary responsibility is to provide personalized and strategic guidance to our clients. We are not number crunchers. Instead, we pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit and ability to deliver sound “big picture” advice in layman’s terms. Does your professional speak your language? We do!

Services:
Tax preparation & planning, accounting & audit, strategic business consulting, mergers & acquisitions, divorce & litigation support, investment management, financial planning, 401(k) services

Ideal Customer:
We specialize in working with closely held business needing accounting or tax assistance, specifically in rental real estate, construction, professional services, or technology. We work best with clients who need the expertise of a large firm, but value direct access to our partners and tax experts. Along with a focus on closely held businesses, we have an entire team devoted to assisting non-profits.

We also have extensive expertise working business owners who need help planning for retirement.

Contact:

Maria Grinkrug, CPA
Senior Tax Manager
301.917.3040 x 231
maria.grinkrug@glassjacobson.com

 

Maria is a Senior Tax Manager with Glass Jacobson Financial Group. Her mission is to help business owners stay out of trouble, by helping them to anticipate potential financial pitfalls and through strategic tax planning.

Maria services clients of various sizes and in a multitude of industries including, technology, manufacturing, real estate, and retail services. Maria aims to identify tax planning opportunities within her client base and to help her clients reach their ultimate business goals. Maria’s objective is to understand his clients’ businesses beyond just the tax issues. As a trusted business advisor, Maria works side by side with his clients to ensure that each of them has a meaningful relationship while working with Glass Jacobson.

Auto Stop Elite
21563 Cascades Parkway Sterling, VA 20166

(571) 313-1122
autostopelite.com

Industry:
Automotive Service & Repair

About Us:
Auto Stop Elite is a locally owned and operated automotive service facility located in Sterling, VA. Our ASE certified Master Technicians use the latest tools and technology to properly diagnose and repair your vehicle correctly the first time. Our clean and comfortable waiting area has coffee, tea, snacks, WiFi, and even a separate kids play room. We offer dealership quality services at affordable prices and back our work with a 3 year/36,000 mile nationwide warranty.

Services:
All automotive service and repair.
Factory scheduled maintenance, brakes, suspension, engines, transmissions, air conditioning, alignments, diagnostics, and more.
Master European Certification, Hybrid Certification, Light-Medium Duty Diesel Certification.

Ideal Customer:
Anyone with a vehicle who values quality work and great customer service! We can do everything from diagnosing a complicated engine issue on your performance sports car, to a simple oil change and brake service on your family minivan. We are passionate about helping people and fixing cars! Our goal is to make lifelong relationships with our customers and keep their vehicles safe on the road for years to come.

Contact:

Ben

(571) 313-1122